Useful Links & Info

Useful Links


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Professional Organizations


American Psychological Association

Association for Psychological Science

Turkish Psychological Association

Society for Research in Child Development

International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development 

Society for Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53)

Developmental Psychology (APA Division 7)

Zero to Three: National Center for Toddlers, Infants, and Families

National Institute of Mental Health


Recommended Contemporary Popular Psychology Books [and most relevent area(s)]


Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People (Banaji & Greenwald, 2013) [Social]

Whistling Vivaldi:  How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Steele, 2011) [Social]

Books by Dan Ariely, especially The Honest Truth About Dishonesty:  How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves (Ariely, 2012) [Social Psychology, Behavioral Economics]

Stumbling on Happiness (Gilbert, 2007) [Social, Cognitive]

Thinking, Fast and Slow (Kahneman, 2013) [Cognitive, Social]

Influence:  The Psychology of Persuasion (Cialdini, 2006) [Social]

Strangers to Ourselves:  Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious (Wilson, 2004) [Social, Clinical]

The Illusion of Conscious Will (Wegner, 2003) [Social, Cognitive, Neuroscience]

The Two Sexes:  Growing Apart, Coming Together (Maccoby, 1999) [Developmental, Social]

Cindrella Ate My Dauther: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture (Orenstein, 2012) [Developmental]

Love at Good Park: Harry Hallow and the Science of Affection (Blum, 2011) [Developmental]

See Jane Hit: Why Girls are Growing More Violent and What Can We Do About It (Garbarino, 2007) [Clinical, Developmental]

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting (Gottman, Declaire & Goleman, 1998) [Clinical, Development]

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (Turke, 2012) [Social, Developmental]

An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales (Sacks & Davis, 1995) [Clinical, Psychobiology]

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness (Jamison, 1997) [Clinical]

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament (Jamison, 1996) [Clinical]


Recommended Psychology Classics


Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E.  Frankl (1946)

On Becoming a Person by Carl Rogers (1961)

Obedience to Authority by Stanley Milgram (1974)